Colour: See the world in a new light

On now until 22 May 2022


Discover how Colour is truly in the eye of the beholder. 

This exhibition explores the origins of colour in the natural and human-made worlds, and delves into the ways we use and are affected by colour.

Curriculum Links

The Colour exhibition has links to specific National Curriculum outcomes from Foundation Year through to Year 5, as well as broad conceptual links to the National Curriculum Science Enquiry Skill strand.
At all levels the Science Inquiry Skills of Questioning and predicting, Planning and conducting, Communicating, and Evaluating will be highlighted.

Foundation Year
Chemical Sciences
ACSSU003 Objects are made of materials that have observable properties.

Year 1
Physical Sciences
ACSSU020 Light and sound are produced by a range of sources and can be sensed.
Biological Sciences
ACSSU211 Living things live in different places where their needs are met.
ACSIS213 Compare observations with those of others.

Year 2
Biological Sciences
ACSSU030 Living things can grow, change and have offspring similar to themselves.

Year 4
Biological Sciences
ACSSU073 Living things depend on each other and the environment to survive.
Chemical Science
ACSSU074 Natural and processed materials have a range of physical properties that can influence their use.

Year 5
Biological Sciences
ACSSU043 Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to survive in their environment.
Physical Sciences
ACSSU080 Light from a source forms shadows and can be absorbed, reflected and refracted. 

Book your visit online or contact the museum on (07) 4659 4900 Monday to Friday 9:30am to 4:00pm. 



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